Punishment in Hawaii – Laws and Trends
“We can and should do better. But “doing better” doesn’t mean simply focusing on social services and systemic reforms and ignoring the need for punishment. It means using punishment intelligently, which means using it as sparingly as possible but also as much as necessary.”
Punishment in […]
Juvenile Cases in Honolulu
Your office phone rings just as you were about to begin a project. It’s the principal from your child’s school saying that your son or daughter has been arrested. Then they go forward and explain one of three things: 1. A scenario describing your son as […]
Choosing the right attorney — Hawaii Lawyer Today’s Story
“You can’t do that” the Prosecutor told me, but I expect her to say that. She gets paid to say that. Exasperated, but not obnoxious. She simply doesn’t need one more thing to do. The manila folder on her desk, three inches thick with paper slammed […]
Recommendation Hawaii Lawyer — Lawyers recommend Marcus Landsberg
SO recently I’ve been engrossed in a jury trial (we won!) and now I’m turning my attention to a CPS custody case, and I don’t normally want to “tweet” my own horn.
But today my twitter tweeped and I checked it and I saw this […]
Exciting Changes Coming Soon!
Well, we’ve been building up to this point!
Keep checking back to this webpage for the announcement. but there should be exciting changes coming soon. The webpage for one thing should have a complete overhaul. We’ve already announced our Facebook page (please like us):
Tobacco Litigation, District Court
Some attorneys win upwards of a Billion dollars in their Tobacco Litigation. I won a hug from a crying woman.
Anna was 26 and adorable. Worked hard for her family of five. They live in the part of town where you can afford to have a house that […]
A conversation I had. Another conversation I had.
Before trial the Prosecutor’s supervisor walked into the room. Everyone knows the prosecuting deputy was new. I knew her to be a good attorney, but by simply being in the room the supervisor was going to make the new prosecutor more nervous, I asked the supervisor “What […]
Parental Discipline — The defense to Abuse
“What high school did you go to?” I asked him in front of the jury.
This defendant didn’t go to Kamehameha, I knew that. No one from Kamehameha calls it “Kam”, they’re trained to call the school by the full name. He’s lying to […]